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HDR vs SDR: Why HDR Should Be Part of Your Video Workflow

Is Your Video Stuck in the Past with SDR? Would you do your taxes on a computer from the 1950s?  [caption id="attachment_192407" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Content shouldn't be delivered in quality that's as old a computer from the 50s[/caption] I’d guess for most of us the …


The Factors That Matter When Selecting an Online Video Player

Advances in broadband and mobile technologies have made online video consumption an everyday experience for many internet users. Over sixty percent of US households subscribe to a video streaming service and …


Everything you need to know about Video Watermarking

The State of Streaming and Content Piracy In the last 10 years, over 100 unique streaming services have launched around the world, with a mass acceleration of new services launched …


What Is a VOD (Video on Demand) Platform?

Video is the go-to medium for content consumption, and that’s only accelerated with pandemic-induced lockdowns. Combine that with smart devices flooding the market alongside bandwidth increases, demand has never been …


Using Spatial Audio to Improve User Experience

Spatial audio aims to place you at the center of a three-dimensional listening experience. Done right, it goes beyond regular stereo audio, surrounding you with sound and fully immersing the …


Which Devices Do OTT Services Have to Launch on Today?

Distributing video content in 2021 can be a nightmare considering the number of different platforms and devices that exist today. OTT (over-the-top) devices are rapidly diversifying and allowing customers to …


135th MPEG Meeting Takeaways: MPEG Immersive Video is here

Preface Bitmovin isn’t the only organization whose sole purpose is to shape the future of video – a few senior developers at Bitmovin along with me are active members of …


Delivering the Best Quality of Experience with Cloud-based Encoding

The demand for high-quality video continues to grow at a steady pace Streamed video content has been on a constant trajectory of growth over the course of the past 5-10 …


ATHENA Lab: Fast Multi-Resolution and Multi-Rate Encoding for HTTP Adaptive Streaming Using Machine Learning (FaRes-ML)

The heterogeneity of the devices on the Internet and the difference among the network conditions of the users make designing a video delivery tool that can adapt to all these …


Improving QoE with Bitrate Upscaling ft Teleport Media

Starting in the late 2010s, consumers, OTT providers, and device manufacturers have come to expect 4K resolution content as the norm, with 4K UHD TV unit sales surpassing 108 million …